Popular American rapper Snoop Dogg commented on a video from the recently concluded Otisese Carnival which held at Ile-Ife, Osun State from the 5th – 7th of December, 2016.
The 45-year-old rapper took to his Instagram page and posted the video with the caption “Mood” accompanying it. A few stuntmen from Ile-Ife can be seen in the video performing some daring motorcycle stunts while surrounded by several cameramen and an enthralled crowd of young men and women. One of the stuntmen in another perilous stunt, stood on his bike whilst on motion; sending the crowd into an instant frenzy as they bellowed with glee.
The post has since garnered over nine hundred thousand views on Snoop Dogg’s page with over three thousand comments. Fans of the rapper can be seen commending the stuntmen in the comments section – one fan wrote “Nigerians always got something for the people!”, another wrote; “He doesn’t even need biking boots!”
The stunts were performed during the carnival parade in which thousands of attendees participated in.
Put together by Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi in collaboration with Achievas Entertainment and Mainstreet Promotions; the carnival was held to celebrate the Ooni’s meritorious reign since his ascendant to the throne. The carnival marked its maiden edition and witnessed attendance from some of the world’s most extolled personalities, socialites and A-list celebrities including Solidstar, Burna Boy, Dammy Krane, Small Doctor, Viktoh, Naomi Mac, CDQ and many more.
As described by Ooni himself; one of the purposes of Otisese Carnival is to accentuate to the world; the rich cultural background of Ile-Ife and Nigeria at large – it’s safe to say this has duly been achieved for it caught the attention of one of the world’s most celebrated music icons; Snoop Dogg.